Azerbaijan To Export Electricity To Iran


By Maksim Tsurkov

Azerbaijan will start exporting electricity to Iran from 2016, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy and Industry told Trend exclusively Dec. 22.

The agreement was reached during the tenth meeting of the Azerbaijani-Iranian Joint Commission on Economic, Trade and Cultural Cooperation Dec. 22.

The sides agreed on export prices, the ministry said.

The energy exchange on Iran-Azerbaijan-Russia and Iran-Azerbaijan-Georgia was considered during the meeting. The infrastructure has been prepared on the territory of Azerbaijan, Russia and Georgia. Iran is completing it.

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